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National Grid Unveils New England’s Largest Battery Storage Facility, Back-up Energy Supply for Nantucket

With generator, makes the island more resilient, defers need for new transmission
Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., October 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National Grid today unveiled one of the largest battery energy storage resources in the Northeast United States. Built on the island of Nantucket, in Massachusetts, the facility will ensure electric reliability for customers during peak summer months and defer the need for construction of an additional underwater supply cable to the island.

National Grid Seeks Minimum of 10 Megawatts of Energy Storage

Press Release

SYRACUSE, N.Y., October 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  To further its commitment to clean energy and electricity reliability for upstate New York customers, National Grid has opened a competitive bidding process for a minimum of 10 megawatts of energy storage in key locations across the company’s service area. The projects must be in commercial operation by Dec.

Power Down to Play Outside for Energy Awareness Month

Blog

October brings cooler weather and marks Energy Awareness Month—a time to focus on conservation and saving energy. We think it’s the perfect opportunity for a power-down-to-play-outside challenge. We’ve put together a list of ideas to help.

National Grid Statement on the Transportation Climate Initiative’s Framework for a Draft Regional Policy Proposal

A statement from Dean Seavers, President, National Grid, US
Press Release

October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - “National Grid is committed to achieving deep decarbonization across the Northeast. The transportation sector, which is currently the largest emitter of greenhouse gases, is poised for meaningful and necessary reductions.

Utilities That Take This Approach to Battery Storage Will Maximize Future Market Share

Article

By Liz Waldren

As more U.S. states offer incentives for renewable energy investment and costs for solar photovoltaic (PV) panels continue to decrease, it seems utility-scale battery energy storage is positioned to take charge of the next renewables revolution.

DSM: Driving Innovation to Enable Renewable Energy for All

Blog

Electricity: the more our population grows, the more of it we need. And the more electricity we consume, the stronger the case for using renewable, non-polluting power sources in place of fossil fuels. Going forward, further innovation in solar and wind power technology is needed if we are to meet our future power supply goals. 

National Grid Leads Nation on Energy Efficiency

Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island top list in 2019 ACEEE rankings
Press Release

WALTHAM, MA October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard, and National Grid’s  service area in three states — M.A., R.I., and N.Y.— all ranked among the top five states in energy efficiency.  Massachusetts ranked number one for the ninth year in a row, with R.I. ranked third, and N.Y. moving from sixth in 2018 to fifth this year. 

Restaurants Set Table for Induction Cookware to Increase Efficiency, Reduce Costs

With an increase in interest among its customers, SCE is rolling out a new induction equipment lending program.
Blog

by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom

Regulars at Pepe’s quick service Mexican restaurant in Downey have long enjoyed the popular establishment’s beans and cheese burritos and shredded beef tacos. Now customers may soon enjoy these same dishes prepared on the latest energy-efficient induction equipment.

Republic Services First U.S. Recycling and Solid Waste Services Provider to Set SBTi-Approved Science-Based Target to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Company Committed to 35 Percent Reduction by 2030
Press Release

PHOENIX, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has become the first U.S. recycling and solid waste services provider to have its emissions reduction target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)1 as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Republic Services First U.S. Recycling and Solid Waste Services Provider to Set SBTi-Approved Science-Based Target to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Company Committed to 35 Percent Reduction by 2030
Press Release

PHOENIX, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has become the first U.S. recycling and solid waste services provider to have its emissions reduction target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)1 as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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